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September 11, 2014 - Tucson AZ

Freedom, Liberty, Responsibility and Hope

Leman Academy of Excellence - Tucson, AZ


About Flags for the Flagless

Police officers Charley Foley and Bradley Clark founded “Flags for the Flagless” after repeatedly seeing un-used flag poles throughout Tucson, AZ. Charley Foley comes from a line of veterans and Bradley Clark is a 20 year combat Army veteran. Both are mindfully respectful of all that our country stands for and what the American Flag represents. They both hope to foster a sense of patriotism and pride in the community with the “Flags for the Flagless” project.

“FFF” seeks out businesses, organizations, homes and schools to provide American Flags for classrooms and un-used flag poles. They also take on an educational role, providing historical facts, images and American Flag protocol information to the public. “Flags for the Flagless” plans to reach out to as many schools as possible, on both a local and national level, to ensure that American Flags will fly in their classrooms. And they will continue to hang American Flags on flag poles throughout Tucson, Arizona and the USA.

  • 03/25/2016in News

    Two Flags raised at Handmaker Assisted Living Center

    Two flags were raised at Handmaker Assisted Living at the entrance to the Center. Handmaker Assisted Living never had an American flag flying. Flags for the Flagless roped the poles, bought the pulleys and purchased one new American flag and one new Arizona flag. We want to thanks TPD Honor Guard for being a part...
  • 10/28/2015in News

    American Flag Left at Shooting Memorial Will Fly Over Giffords’ Home

    Flags for the Flagless will donate flag to former congresswoman and her husband, Mark Kelly TUCSON – An American flag that was among hundreds left at memorials for victims of the 2011 Tucson shooting will fly over the home of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly. The flag will be...
  • 09/11/2015in News

    First responders remember 9/11

    Written By Lauren Reimer Posted: Sep 11, 2015 4:45 PM TUCSON – 9/11 is considered by many to be the ‘Kennedy Moment’ of the 21st century. Everyone who lived through that day remembers where they were and what they were doing when they learned the Twin Towers had been attacked. This is especially true for...

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Some where in wheelchairs, some had walkers. Some could stand, others could not. Today at Handmaker Assisted Living Center we had some WW2 veterans in the crowd as two new flags were raised at the entrance to the Center. They had never had an American flag flying and with the sharp eye of @azmom4books she told us to go check it. FFF roped the poles, bought the pulleys and purchased one new American flag and one new Arizona flag. When the National Anthem played some struggled to stand but did and stood proud. Thank you TPD Honor Guard for being a part of this historic event. 🇺🇸
#flagsfortheflagless #flags4flagless #Tucson #handmaker #ww2 #greatestgeneration #thankful #grateful #humbled
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Sheila CallahanIt was a wonderful presentation.1 hour ago   ·  1
Jean Dougall BoydstonSuch a very good thing to do. Thank you!!!39 minutes ago

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Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
Giving back ... What it's all about 🇺🇸

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The Chicago Cubs offered him a shot at pitching, but it was a dream he sacrificed to serve his country instead in World War II. WATCH as over 70 years later, this veteran finally gets the chance to t...

Hero 🇺🇸

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Respect. Firefighter Captain Nick Ells rescues an American flag from the fire at a paper recycling center in Phoenix.

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Joke Jockey
Another old but good one 🇺🇸

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Robin Williams portrays the American Flag...(rare) What a GREAT PROFORMANCE!

Today Flags for the Flagless along with Tucson Police Chief Magnus and Paul Volpe of Nova Home Loans and his family, presented 13 classroom flags to students and their children at Teenage Parent High School. The youngest student is 14 years old with a 1 year-old child and today I met a 19 year-old who is expecting in July. They wanted to bring a sense of community, responsibility and unity to their school and new American flags was the perfect way to do this. To say that today was impactful would be putting it mildly. Thank you Chief, Paul and Bri for your continuing support of FFF.🇺🇸
@mr.paul.volpe #Tucson #flagsfortheflagless #flags4flagless #teens #babies #classroom #hope #community #responsibility #support
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Back where it all began, El Cajon, CA 🇺🇸 ... See MoreSee Less

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La Fiesta de los Vaqueros
Tucson Rodeo February 2016
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Alabama WorleyThat's a beautiful sight.2 weeks ago   ·  1

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Rosaria PannoneOmg beautiful2 weeks ago   ·  1
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Another video that isn't new but I've shared with some close friends and now want to share publicly 🇺🇸 Excellent work done here.
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The men's basketball team gathered to discuss the meaning of the National Anthem and recognize those who have served.

UofA vs Cal in McKale Arena
Not a bad picture of the two flags going on here 🇺🇸!
@azathletics @uarizona @arizonaalumni @aplayersprogram
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This isn't new but a good one to re post from time to time especially now with the spike in officers feloniously killed in the last 3 months🇺🇸

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I had the pleasure of meeting Boo Johnson, an amazing artist from Portland, Oregon. If you're looking for an American flag for your home that isn't made out of metal or wood, but real paint to canvas, I highly recommend you visit her website. One of the best I've seen and she's very personable.🇺🇸
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"There were injuries in the vehicles and witnesses on scene described the occupants of one of the involved vehicles as getting out of their damaged vehicle and leaving on foot,” said Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder.
On Jan 16, 2016 Ofc Douglas Barney, an 18 year police veteran, tried to chase the suspects. When he approached them, the male suspect, shot him fatally once in the head. Barney was transported to Intermountain Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

Salt Lake City police say Barney was the married father of three children who had just overcome bladder cancer a year before his death and was finally enjoying being healthy again and spending time with his family.

FFF placed these two flags at Barney's gravesite yesterday in Orem, UT. These two flags were all that were there for the groundskeepers said that deer had been coming in and eating all the flowers that were left for Barney. He is laid to rest next to his father. 🇺🇸
#orem #utah #provo #tucson #arizona #thinblueline #senseless
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Caren GroesbeckLet us never forget the heroic service of our homeland protectors and the families they leave behind. Thinking of the family and children of this officer, very sad to read this post this morning and knowing the family has lost a husband and father.4 weeks ago   ·  2
Jean Dougall BoydstonSo very sorry.4 weeks ago   ·  1
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Provo Utah for the Gonzaga/BYU game tomorrow night. Gonna be huge game 🇺🇸 ... See MoreSee Less

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With the 75th Anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor coming up this December 7th, please take a few minutes and watch and learn something special that takes place on the USS Arizona after hours. You will be glad you did🇺🇸.

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Learn about and support the restoration of the USS Arizona Memorial by visiting restore.arizonamemorial.org/index.html. To watch this program in High ...

Two donors were found for new flag lockboxes that will secure the flags at the Main police Station. Both were asked what they would like etched on to their respective lockbox. The Tucson Police Officer's Association, who has been beyond phenomenal with their support of FFF, wanted their logo on theirs. My 81-year-old father wanted my late brother, his youngest son's name on his.
🇺🇸😢 More info about this in the very near future.
#24hours #7daysaweek #365daysayear #oldglory #tucson #thinblueline #flags4flagless #flagsfortheflagless #tpoa
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Tracy WalkerBeautiful commemorations.4 weeks ago   ·  1
Betsy O'Haver FilipponiLove the Foley family 💙4 weeks ago   ·  1
Bonnie KayTouching4 weeks ago   ·  1
Wendy AdkissonGood work4 weeks ago   ·  1
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During a Toronto hockey game, the mic cut out during the US anthem. Awesome response from the Canadian crowd.

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Angela MyhreLove this!!! So awesome!4 weeks ago   ·  1
Carl JenningsGood job people. Good job. Thanks.4 weeks ago   ·  1
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Eileen FlynnAwesome.4 weeks ago   ·  1
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71 years ago today, Feb 23,1945 there were two American Flags raised on Mt Suribachi. The picture you see here is of the first smaller sized American Flag raised and photographed by Lou Lowry. Most know of the second raising thanks to Joe Rosenthal. Pfc James Michaels is in front holding the carbine. Many of these men, including three of the six soldiers seen raising the flag in the famous Rosenthal photo, were killed before the conclusion of the Battle for Iwo Jima in late March.
Iwo Jima was the only battle by the U.S. Marine Corps in which the American casualties exceeded the Japanese, although Japanese combat deaths numbered three times as many American deaths.🇺🇸
#heroes #flagsofourfathers #marines #japan #greatestgeneration #48stars #neverforget #tucson #flags4flagless #flagsfortheflagless
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G. Morgan BeckerMy father survived that day...4 weeks ago   ·  1

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Land of the free because of the brave
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